begiving

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From begive +‎ -ing.

Noun[edit]

begiving (plural begivings)

  1. The act or process of begiving or giving out; issuing.
    • 1992, Rita B. Dandridge, Black women's blues: a literary anthology, 1934-1988:
      I have give my age in to many people, but I don't know how they have been turn in to the order of yours, as the begiving.
    • 2004, Communion, www.thewaystation.org/Communion.html:
      How am I begiving? To whom do I begive and why? What is the quality of my begiving? How willing am I to begive? How much? To what extent?
    • 2010, Chris Worth, Captain Jeans and the Quest for Keith, storywrite.com:
      Maria was forever to begive her begivings to the loathsome imposter who’s waddling skulk had haunted her. Thus life nourishes death and as the witch died so did she.
    • , bN : Gay Secrets, www.bannination.com/comments/5018800:
      If someone commited adultery and hence broke the Law with such generous begivings they were entitled to harshest punishment to save time.

Verb[edit]

begiving

  1. Present participle of begive.